Initiate team fights using Charm, and chase down stragglers with Spirit Rush.
Spirit Rush enables Ahri's abilities, it opens up paths for Charm, helps double hitting with Orb of Deception, and closes to make use of Fox-Fire.
Use Charm to set up your combos, it will make landing Orb of Deception and Fox-Fire dramatically easier.
Lee Sin relies heavily on following up with his abilities. Use disables to prevent him from chaining together his abilities and attacks.
Stay spread out to minimize the impact of Lee Sin's ultimate, Dragon's Rage.
Lee Sin has powerful tools to combat physical damage in Iron Will and Cripple but he is still vulnerable to magic damage.
The stats provided here feature some important Ahri vs. Lee Sin counter statistics that may help you realize the differences between the pair. As an example, Ahri’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of NaN is more than Lee Sin’s KDA ratio of NaN, highlighting that Ahri may be more central to her team's team fighting capability than Lee Sin..
Ahri typically has a similar longest kill spree as her matchup does. On average, she receives less damage than Lee Sin. This often reflects different amounts of tankyness, yet it can also show that the one champion has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from additional damage when engaged or poked.
Both LoL champs are great. Both have their pros and cons. In the game's current meta, Ahri usually wins when playing against Lee Sin, with a 54.1% win rate. Thus, Ahri makes a great counter for Lee Sin.
While Ahri does have a much higher winrate compared to Lee Sin, when on opposite teams, Ahri also has a lower learning curve that makes her a less difficult champ to pick up and master. You should be be fine when picking Ahri into Lee Sin.
Additionally, Ahri also has a good amount of CC and other utility, a similar amount to Lee Sin. This makes her just as valuable during teamfights, especially when fighting champions with a lot of burst damage.
While there is not one best champion in League of Legends, in Ahri vs Lee Sin matchups, Ahri is the better champion with a noticably higher win rate, less champion complexity, and a similar amount of utility to help out your teammates during teamfights.
Ahri is a great counter for Lee Sin. Focus your play on increasing your gold income and destroying objectives. If you are able to do that, you should do very well as Ahri against Lee Sin.
To truly master Ahri in order to counter Lee Sin during both the lane and mid / late game phases of League of Legends, you should continue reading to pick up a few extra tips and tricks for this matchup. If you pay attention to the build and suggestions displayed here, you should increase your win rate significantly and be that much closer to League of Legends pro players.
Ahri most often picks up much more CS as Lee Sin. Champions who typically don't get much CS usualy don't require much CS to be effective, such as sup champs. They are capable of scaling well off of their skills, stats, and first items alone. Yet, champions with a lot of CS, such as hyper-carries, usually need many items to be effective. In either situation, try to do better than the numbers shown here to do well.
The most important items to have in your Ahri versus Lee Sin build include Luden's Tempest, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Zhonya's Hourglass. When Ahri incorporated at least these three pieces in her build, she performed significantly better versus Lee Sin than with many other common counter builds. In fact, Ahri had an average win rate of 54.1% battling Lee Sin with these items in her kit.
To have the highest likelihood of beating Lee Sin as Ahri, Ahri players should take the Electrocute, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ultimate Hunter, Minion Dematerializer, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Domination and Inspiration rune sets. Of all the rune sets we have analyed for Ahri vs Lee Sin battles, this combo of runes resulted in the greatest win rate. Moreover, these runes gave a 54.1% winrate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to beat Lee Sin as Ahri are shown for all ranked divisions. If you would like to narrow the statistics and builds to a particular player tier, you should use the selection menu located earlier in the counter matchup guide.